Padma Shri
Jharkhand  /  Published 09.11.21

Folk singer, dancer receive Padma Shri

Some of his major research works include teaching methodologies in Seraikela chhau rhythmic, structure and melodies in Seraikela chhau, akhada system in Seraikela chhau, the evolution and usage of mas...
By Achintya Ganguly, Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi, Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 08.11.21

President Kovind confers Padma awards

President Ram Nath Kovind presented Padma awards to 73 individuals, some posthumously, at a ceremony held in the Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Monday. Of these, four were Padma Vibhushan, eight Padma Bh...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.07.21

Call for Padma award to Shibu Soren

Jharkhand health minister Banna Gupta wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday requesting that tribal leaders Shibu Soren and late Kartik Oraon should be conferred the Padma Vibhushan, the s...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 10.06.21

Assam to give its own awards

The Assam government will present its own versions of the Bharat Ratna and the Padma awards from next year. The weekly cabinet meeting, chaired by chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma here on Tuesday a...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Style  /  Published 11.03.21

Right design

Laila Tyabji, a craft designer, writer and chairperson of Dastkar, the craft NGO she helped found, has recently been made an honorary fellow of the Association of Designers of India. The association i...
By Soumitra Das


Opinion  /  Published 15.02.21

No Padma awards for film artistes

Perhaps for the first time in decades, not a single film personality was honoured with the Padma awards this year. The one name — as consolation? — on the list was that of the Late S.P. Ba...
By Dinesh Lakhanpal

Opinion  /  Published 29.01.21

Honoured: Quazi Sajjad Ali Zahir

Public functions often attract their fair share of attention. Republic Day is not an exception. This year, eyebrows were raised by the depiction of religious symbols in the tableaus rolled out by some...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 29.01.21

Moment of glory: Narayan Debnath awarded Padma Shri

Sir — While there were no malls, multiplexes, cable television or smartphones in the 1970s-80s, children growing up in Bengali households at the time had unique cartoons in comic books as their ...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 28.01.21

Glare on Padma Shri choice

The Centre’s decision to confer Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in India, on an activist of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh-backed All India Vanavasi Kalyan Ashram of Malda, has co...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.01.21

Witch-hunt survivor to Padma Shri glory

Chutni is now the in-charge of the rehabilitation centre under Birbans panchayat. She has a team of over 90 women from various villages of Seraikela-Kharsawan district who keep a watch on incidents of...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshdepur


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